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When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick , I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess . I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected , be it ...
We talked of publick speaking . JOHNSON . “ We must not estimate a man's powers by his being able or not able to deliver his sentiments in publick . Isaac Hawkins Browne , one of the first wits of this country , got into Parliament ...
There is no reason why a Judge should hold his office for life , more than any other person in publick trust . A Judge may be partial otherwise than to the Crown : we have seen Judges partial to the populace . A Judge may become corrupt ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review